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Bachelor of Applied Science BAS-DH Bridge Program

The following information is exclusively​ for Registered Dental Hygienists who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree from a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene program.

Graduates of Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approved Dental Hygiene programs are eligible to apply for the YVC BAS-DH Bridge Program.  A minimum of 85 credits in Dental Hygiene coursework with grades of “C-“(1.7) or above and a cumulative Dental Hygiene Program GPA of 2.5 or above are required.

About BAS-DH Bridge Program

An individual learning program will be created for each BAS-DH Bridge Program applicant based on individual transcript evaluation.

Upper division non-traditional learning credits are awarded for prior learning demonstrated by successful completion of the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination.

Transfer students must satisfy a 30 credit YVC residency requirement. A combination of upper and lower division credits may be utilized to meet this requirement.


To apply for the BAS-DH Bridge Program, please submit the following forms to the address below:

BASDH Bridge Program Application
BASDH Degree Completion Worksheet
Academic Credit for Prior Learning Petition

Return Forms to:

Yakima Valley College
BAS-DH Bridge Program
PO Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98907-2520
Attn: Dental Hygiene


Donna FultonDental Hygiene Program Assistant
Dental Hygiene Clinic
Building 3, Room 118
Phone: 509.834.4527